byMaritime Heritage Minnesota, Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
Maritime Heritage Minnesota, a 501.c(3) non-profit, conducted a 104-mile nautical archaeological side and down imaging sonar survey of Aitkin County, MN in August 2010. Funded in part by the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants program - also known as the Legacy Amendment - this survey represents the first systematic remote sensing survey of any body of water in the State of Minnesota designed to record and recognize new archaeological sites. The Mississippi River Aikin County... Topics: Minnesota, Maritime Heritage Minnesota, Mississippi River, 19th Century, 20th Century, archaeology,...
byAnn Merriman, Christopher Olson, and Maritime Heritage Minnesota
Maritime Heritage Minnesota (MHM) conducted a side and down-imaging sonar survey of Aitkin County in August 2010 as part of the Mississippi River Aitkin County Survey (MRACS) Project. With the completion of the MRACS Project, the 104-mile portion of the Mississippi River in Aitkin County was the first section of any body of water in Minnesota to be systematically surveyed archaeologically using sonar. Prior to the MRACS Project, two steamboat wrecks sites had been identified within Aitkin... Topics: Minnesota, Maritime Heritage Minnesota, Headwaters Mississippi River, 19th Century, 20th Century,...